Big Donation Champion Location: National
About British Heart Foundation - Edinburgh

The aim of the British Heart Foundation is to play a leading role in the fight against heart disease so that it's no longer a major cause of premature death or disability.

About Opportunity

Your local BHF shop urgently needs quality goods. As a Big Donation Champion you will help us collect items from friends, family, local businesses and neighbours - and help us promote the Big Donation campign in september by: - Asking your local church, community centre or library to display posters and put up web banners on community websites -Encouraging people to join in the The BIG Donation and help save lives in September - Holding a Big Donation swapping party! From designer shoes to fabulous frocks, simply swap donations between fashionista friends and donate the remaining items to the BHF. It's a great way to show show your ethical heart by encouraging re-use to save the planet and saves lives. Once you've collected bags of donations from everyone, you can drop the bags off at your local BHF shop, or give them a call to arrange a pick-up.

Skills and Experience

You should be good with people, interested in your local community and be physically capable of lifting bags Suitable transport would be helpful, but not crucial. Interested in helping a beat heart disease is vital.

Travel Details

This is a local opportunity that you can do at work, with your local community or with your family. whatever suits you!

Minimum Age 16
Maximum Age Not Supplied
Wheelchair Access No
Disabled Toilets No
Selection Procedures

No selection methods have been provided

Morning Afternoon Evening

Available During School Holidays Yes
Available During Termtime Yes
Frequency & Commitment Sorry no information about the frequency and commitment has been provided for this opportunity
Training Details

You will be joining a team of 16,000 retail volunteers - you will mostly be active in your local community, but have the shop volunteers and managers at hand should you need additional guidance.

Other Information
Saltire Compatible Yes
Reference Code481
Work Type Charity Shops/Retail
Client Group Health/Hospitals/Hospices
Childcare No
Expenses Paid Yes
Expenses Details

Mileage expenses are paid at 25pence per mile. We will also re-imburse other travel expenses (eg public transport and other expenses as is deemed appropriate. Expenses are paid on a monthly basis after completion of an expenses claim form

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